The mission of The Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School of Philadelphia, Inc. is to graduate students prepared to enter a two or four year college, trade school, and the workforce.

  • 1-12

    Grades Served

  • May 22, 2020

    Application Deadline

  • Citywide

    Enrollment Type

Academic Highlights

Medical, Law, Computer Science, Accounting, and Education academies are courses offered to our students in all grades. Students receive first-hand experience and knowledge in their field of choice plus seniors begin a strong foundation for college studies.

Civics Curriculum
The following projects were established to meet our “Civics” curriculum commitment to the Philadelphia community. The Homeless Project was established in 2005. Every Thursday students feed the homeless citizens in Philadelphia. Students contribute to help with food and clothing and other items. Canned food donations are given to area shelters. Over 100 turkeys are donated to shelters and needy families. Annual voter registration drives are held by the students and students donate to the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society.

Course Offerings

AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Computer, Education, Law (Introduction To), Medical (Introduction To), Music, Reading, Spanish, Math, English, History, Physics, Advanced Sciences

Extracurricular Activities

Academic Enrichment, After School Program, Aftercare, Boys Varsity and Jr. Varsity Basketball, Girls Varsity Basketball, Cheerleading Club, Chess Club, Choir, Community Service, Engineering, Technology, Homeless Program, Mentoring Club, Mock Trial, PSSA Prep, Piano Club, Poetry Club, Poetry Slam, Prom Committee, Public Speaking, Reading Enrichment, Math Enrichment, Robotics, SAT Prep, Sewing Club, Student Government


  • Annual Charter Evaluation (ACE)
    Developed annually by the Charter Schools Office (CSO) for all Philadelphia brick-and-mortar charter schools (except those up for renewal), these reports provide information on three main areas of charter school performance: academic success, organizational compliance and viability, and financial health and sustainability.
    2019 | 2018 | 2016 | 2015
  • Notices
    Notices of Deficiency are issued to schools regarding significant instances of non-compliance or poor performance that may affect student well-being or access. Notices of Deficiency clarify actions schools must take in order to resolve the deficiency.
    2018: Resolved | 2016: Unresolved
  • Annual Independent Financial Audits
    Financial audits are produced annually by independent auditors for all charter schools in Pennsylvania. All charter schools are required to have an independent financial audit completed every year.
    2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014
  • Future Ready PA Index
    Developed annually by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), these reports provide an overview of student academic performance in every Pennsylvania public school, including traditional District schools, charter schools, cyber charter schools, and career and technology centers. 
  • School Progress Report (SPR)
    Developed annually by the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) for all traditional District and charter schools in the city, these reports provide information on schools’ achievement, progress, climate, and, for high schools, college and career readiness.
    K-8: 2016-2017 | 2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014
    HS: 2016-2017 | 2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014


  • 1999

    Initial Charter

  • 2003

    Charter Renewed

  • 2008

    Charter Renewed

  • 2013

    Charter Renewed

  • 2018

    Renewal Recommended